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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Accounting

Business Week A+

Recruiters ranked Kelley #1 in Bloomberg Businessweek in 2013, with an A+ for job placement.

Alumni Spotlight

Kathleen Pawlus

Kathleen Pawlus BS'82

Americas Vice Chair and Chief Financial Officer, Ernst & Young

New York, New York

ďItís always hard to challenge the status quo, but when you do, thatís when people view you as a leader and you start to get opportunities.Ē

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Undergraduate Program

Careers

The numbers don’t lie: accounting professionals are in demand. Accounting is one of the top 10 “most profitable” college majors due to its numerous job opportunities and high starting salaries, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the number of accounting jobs will increase by 18 to 26 percent from 2004 to 2014.

Hundreds of employers come to Kelley every year to interview and hire skilled, ethical, work-ready professionals. More than 90 percent of new Kelley accounting graduates are hired each year, and the average starting salary for our class of 2007 was nearly 12 percent above the national average.

Learn more about our graduates’ exciting careers—which involve more teamwork, communication, and leadership than you might think—on our Spotlights page.

Jobs and Graduate Study

Entry-level fields for our graduates include:

  • Auditing
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Investment Banking
  • Management Consulting
  • Public Accounting
  • Taxation

Our curriculum also provides an excellent background for graduate work in business, public administration, and law.

Top Employers

Kelley accounting graduates are hired by top organizations all over the country and world, often following strong performances as interns. Employers that have recruited our graduates in recent years include:

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